Daily Archives: September 9, 2017


Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMyanmar’s Rohingya have been described by the UN as “the most friendless people in the world, as Justin Rowlatt reports Rohingya Muslim insurgents in Myanmar have declared a one-month unilateral ceasefire to ease the humanitarian crisis in northern Rakhine state. The Arakan […]

Rohingya crisis: Insurgents declare temporary ceasefire





Image copyright PA Thousands of music fans returned to Manchester Arena for a reopening concert, less than four months after the bomb attack that killed 22 people. Local heroes Noel Gallagher and Peter Kay were among the acts at the We Are Manchester gig. The night started with a tribute […]

Spirit of Manchester at arena reopening



Millions of US state of Florida residents have been ordered to evacuate after Hurricane Irma killed at least 25 people in the eastern Caribbean and left destruction in its wake. Irma made landfall as a Category Five storm in Camaguey Archipelago on Cuba’s north-central Atlantic coast packing 260 kilometres per hour […]

Florida braces for Hurricane Irma after Cuba landfall




While there is plenty wrong with our immigration system, the policy that protected undocumented children (‘Dreamers”) is something that should make Americans proud. We’re a country that pioneered the idea of economic self-determination, and these children have honored that uniquely American idea. Though Dreamers are more likely to be born […]

Ferenstein: DACA Represents the Best of America













Rohingya rebels in Myanmar have declared a month-long unilateral ceasefire in their fight against the army to enable aid groups to address a humanitarian crisis in Rakhine state. The ceasefire announced on Saturday in a statement by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) is scheduled to start on Sunday. READ […]

ARSA rebels declare truce amid Rohingya crisis









Images of the devastating impact of Hurricane Irma have filled social media, showing how the deadly storm system has reduced tranquil Caribbean island paradises to ruins. More than 20 people died as extreme weather barrelled across the Caribbean bringing winds of up to 150mph. Whole neighborhoods have been turned-upside down […]

Paradise islands bowled over by Hurricane Irma (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)




The president of Spain’s Catalonia region has called for mass demonstrations next week, vowing to press ahead with an independence referendum – a move that the central government in Madrid insists would be illegal. “We have the full force of the state against us,” Carles Puigdemont told a meeting of […]

Carles Puigdemont vows to see through independence vote







And other questionable conditional statements On paper, the Oakland Raiders are a football team ready for the biggest stage. After all, as common wisdom holds, if it weren’t for an inopportune injury to Derek Carr last season, the Silver and Black would’ve been near shoo-ins for the AFC Championship. Having […]

The gap between 49ers, Raiders is closer than you think









On a regular basis we are bombarded with headlines on the internet with many different claims of miracle healing foods, or ‘superfoods’, each claiming to be one of the best and most healthiest foods in the world. But how is that possible? How can each one really be the best? These notorious superfoods are often […]

10 Healthy Foods That May Surprise You




The Syrian army and allied forces have broken ISIL’s siege on Deir Az Zor military airport, state media said on Saturday, hours after US-backed fighters announced a separate push against the armed group in the oil-rich eastern province. State news agency SANA said the breach came “after the forces advancing […]

Syrian army breaks ISIL siege in Deir Az Zor airbase


Published time: 9 Sep, 2017 15:51 A man and a woman have been charged in a child abuse investigation in Wisconsin, where a nine-year-old girl was discovered locked in a dog cage. Racine County Sheriff’s Office said the incident was one of the most disturbing cases of child abuse it […]

Two charged with abuse of 9yo girl trapped in dog ...





Published time: 9 Sep, 2017 15:41 Ahead of Russia’s annual Day of Tank Forces, the ministry of defense has released spectacular video of the T-90 tank in action, giving viewers an impressive inside and outside look into one of Russia’s most powerful war machines. With the help of cameras fitted […]

Inside a war machine: Take a ride in Russia’s T-90 ...









TALLAHASSEE, Florida — From Key West to Pensacola, Florida’s 20.6 million residents are likely to feel the impact of Hurricane Irma as the storm hits the state. UPDATE 8:30 a.m.: Due to the numerous updates, a new live wire page has been started. Updates are now here. The previous updates are still available here. UPDATE […]

Hurricane Irma Bears Down on Florida




Hundreds of Palestinians rallied on Saturday in occupied East Jerusalem against the selling of church property to Jewish settlers. Protesters demanded the removal of Patriarch Theophilos III over his involvement in selling church land and called for an end to Greek dominance over their church. They held up signs reading: […]

Palestinians demand removal of church patriarch


US-backed fighters in Syria have announced the launch of a new offensive against ISIL in the oil-rich Deir Az Zor province, bringing them into a race with government forces marching in the same direction to oust the armed group from its last major stronghold in the country. The Syrian Democratic […]

SDF fighters launch new anti-ISIL push in Deir Az Zor



Image copyright Reuters Thousands of protesters in favour of the UK staying in the European Union have marched in Westminster. The People’s March for Europe took a route through central London before a rally in Parliament Square. Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable said there were a growing number of […]

Anti-Brexit marchers rally in Parliament Square









Sept. 9 (UPI) — Steve Burton will appear on the Sept. 19 episode of General Hospital.‏ “It doesn’t take a lot of work to make @1SteveBurton look like a badass. #BehindtheScenes #GH #SteveReturnsSept19th,” the show tweeted Friday, along with a photo of Burton wearing a black leather jacket and sitting […]

Steve Burton will be back on ‘General Hospital’ on Sept. ...